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Food banks, soup kitchens and food pantries in Santa Cruz CA

Calvary Episcopal Church - Calvary Food Pantry
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Details: Calvary's Food Pantry disributes food to approximately 180 needy families and individuals, usually on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month. Last year, nearly 60,000 pounds of food were given out to local needy and homeless people.
St. Francis Catholic Kitchen
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Details: The Kitchen has been serving meals to the hungry in Santa Cruz for over 25 years. Each day a hearty meal of soup, salad, bread, coffee and milk are served to over 180 people at noon. There are an estimated 400 people who sleep outside in Santa Cruz and it’s difficult for one agency to handle all their needs. The Kitchen is one place where those in need will find a kind welcome, food and an opportunity to rest in safety. Who can eat? All in need regardless of race, creed, color or sex. When are meals served? A midday meal is served Monday thru Friday from 12:00 to 1:00. What is served? Each day a different soup is served in addition to the salad, fruit, bread and milk. A wholesome variety of filling soup and homemade salad dressings help to create a complete meal. Desserts are also served when available. What other services are available? Showers are available daily from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. Clothing is distributed on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Shirts, pants, socks, outerwear and clothing are available to our guests.